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Explorer's Lounge

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American, Bar, Canadian, Pub
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210 Village Road | Lake Louise Inn, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-522-5407
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Alberta, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Did the job satisfying our hungry bellies after a day on the ski hill. We had 15% off with our Costco lift tickets; however, the staff had a hard time “punching in” this discount. After politely asking 3 times for the discount to be applied to our tab we paid our original bill because it was too painful to watch... More 

Thank Breanne B
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed at the inn 2 nights and spent evenings at Explorer's Pub. Went down Wednesday night which is karaoke night and is super busy with locals and tourists alike..great time. i highly recommend the prime rib sandwich you wont find one like this anywhere. The waitresses/bartenders are amazing and very friendly and within a few minutes felt like we had... More 

Thank 826rickl
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Convenient location; in the main building of lake louise inn. Nice atmosphere. The food was delicious. I would recommend the out of bounds burger. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Andrew M
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are lucky to meet their Wednesday special $0.89/pc wings. Actually, we are not too hungry after late lunch in Banff. They have small pool, darting, board game for you with your food and drinks. No minor after 9pm.

Thank YICK I
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lounge was very busy, our waitress was great, always smiling. She came back and forth always letting us know what was going on. I give a lot of credit to the waitresses for keeping the busy place in order. 👍

Thank Pervaiz B
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Place was fairly busy but with two people on it should have been manageable. They must have forgot our order, waited over 45 mins and left after it will just be five more minutes turned to ten. Our server blamed the kitchen for the long wait time, but judging from the drink times and bad service it was more likely... More 

Thank Paige D
Cork, Ireland
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We ate here as we were staying in the Lake Louise Inn and it is the attached bar. After a tiring day exploring the amazing views, we just wanted to eat locally. We went down, got a seat and were immediately seen to. The menu is your very typical, average pub grub and it's priced as such. Food was grand,... More 

Thank CathyMo
Ringgold, Virginia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Went there because Legens was hosting a private affair. Walk in a seat yourself... We did that for about 45 minutes without even acknowledgement of our presence. no server, no water, no menu, no nothing...After the 45 minutes we got up to leave. The woman behind us asked how long we had been seated. Said she was there for over... More 

Thank Robert R
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31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Had dinner here. Cosy place with a fireplace. Portion are big for an asian. We ordered 4 dishes for a family of 6. It is also a place for bear and pub games

Thank t16mytm
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Don't go! Basement restaurant with dartboard TVs everywhere and pool table! Burgers and steak sandwich ordered - basic cheap food. Atmosphere terrible. This does not compliment the hotel at all and they should consider their offer of restaurants carefully. We went across to the Posthouse hotel and if they could offer half as good a meal as they do they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Canadian, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
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Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Village Road | Lake Louise Inn, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise
  • Phone Number: +1 403-522-5407

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?